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[lob-lol-ee] /ˈlɒbˌlɒl i/

noun, plural loblollies.
South Midland and Southern U.S. a mire; mudhole.
a thick gruel.
noun (pl) -lies
a southern US pine tree, Pinus taeda, with bright red-brown bark, green needle-like leaves, and reddish-brown cones
(nautical) a thick gruel
(US, dialect) a mire; mudhole

“thick gruel,” 1590s, probably from lob, imitative of bubbling and boiling + lolly, obsolete Devonshire dialect word for “broth, soup, food boiled in a pot.”


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